From Cape Charles to Cape Fear: The North Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War

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University of Alabama Press, Jul 30, 1993 - History - 453 pages
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Examines naval logistics, tactics, and strategy employed by the Union blockade off the Atlantic coast of the Confederacy.


 

 

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Contents

Had failure been possible
1
Glory again to our arms
17
Richmond Is a Hard Road to Travel
39
We have no use for the river
60
The enemy are within the ring
83
Uncle Sams web feet
119
Results go far different from those desired
142
No chance for manavelins
167
To makf bricks without straw
200
We are all anx1ous to make the blockade
218
Ishmaelites upon the broad ocean
249
We are looking for old Abes fleet
271
Weary of the
303
Notes
311
Bibliography
407
Index
433

Economize fuel all you
184

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Robert M. Browning Jr. is Chief Historian of the United States Coast Guard and author of Success Is All that Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War.



 



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